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AND TUESDAY I
THE NOME NUGGET
VOL. 39. No 13.
NOME, ALASKA, MONDAY. JAN. 31, 1938
Single Codv 25cts.
Reed Takes His Seat in U.S. Supreme Court Today
Uncle Sam Accpts Japan’s Regrets Slapping Affair
IVEN PLANES CAN GO IN THE DITCH as did this Swedish airliner wnile
landtagiaiftfit East rap airdrome, Copenhagen. Under carriage, part of the wing and propellers of
the ship were damaged.
Railroad is Still
Going on China
SHANGHAI, Jan. 31, (/P)-Chi
nese and Japanese troops fought
a series of heavy engagements
along the Tientsin-Pukow Rail-;
way with the Chinese asserting
that they' pushed the Japanese
invaders back at strategic points.
The Japanese are. driving north
ward alorg Tientsin-Pukow, to
ward Sudhow Juntion point with
Lunghai RaiLway connection, are
also said to have been driven
back to Min/gkwang, 38 miles so
theast of Pengpu. Pengpu is ap
proximately 95 miles south of
Suchow, which ■wail be a focal
Japanese forces made an ad
vance northward from Nanking,
while another column has been
attempting to march south,ward
toward Suoiiow frem bases in so
uthern Shantung Province.
The Chinese asserted their for
ces captured a large number of
Japanese prisoners near Ming
bwang, and also announced suc
cess in c ntirtuouis guerrilla war
fare on alii fronts.
A preliminary meeting of the
adult bookkeeping class is sched-,
nled for 7:30 tonight at the High
School. AH students enrolled
should be present
(above), ZZ, ducw >ad
fit lam Broadway thow.kaa
for coouBonfCl aftn*.
SHANGHAI. Jan. 29, (;P)-^Jap
anese army orders just issued for
bade foreigners from entering
Kiangwan. Tazang, L^uhong are
as adjacent to Shanghai, to avoid
new “incidents”, an Army spokes
No new announcement was for
thcoming in tihe AlLison-Jap sent
Warfare is now centered far to
tiha northward. Sporadic fighting
is reported at Hangchow and a
major battle is due- to start near
Suchow, where eight crack Chin
ese divisions are massed near the1
Justice Reed Is
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 31,
i/Pi—Stanley Retd, aged 53, a
Kentuckian, today swore on his
| oath “to grant equal rights to t'he
poor as well as the rich’’, then
; took his seat in the U.S. Supreme
Court, as President Roosevelt's
The brief, formal ceremony
over the tribunal proceeded im
mediately to work: reading opin
ions, hearing arguments. Marshal
Frank Green escorted Justice Reed
to his seat and Justice Stone lean'
ed across Justice Cardozo's vac
ant seat and gripped his hand.
U. S. Accepted
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 31,
(/ft—The United States accepted
Japan’s expressions of regret forj
the slapping, last Wednesday atj
Nanking, of John Allison, third j
Secretary in Charge of Embassy;
ithere* by a Japanese Sentry. A
court martial of the Commanding
Officer . smd twenty men in the
unit involved in the incident, is
contained in Japan’s appology,
which' was oral.
SAILINGS FBOM SBWAJtO
Sailings from Soward for Seat
tle and way ports are as follows:
S. & Alaska ..-.4
Air Bombings |
In Spanish War
BARCELONA. Spain, Jam.. 29,
(/P)—The Loyalist government j
proprsad air raid armistice to pre
vent tihe bombing of civilians and!
hundreds of deaths, recently caus!
ed by the bombing at Valencia,'
Barcelona, Salamiamce and Seville,
by both sides. A Loyalist com
munique said, behind the lines'
that the city bombing was “most
cruel” and asked for its cessation,
and at the same time warned that
any further Insurgent bombing
would result in severe reprisals
in kind on the war front.
The Loyalists took the initia
tive in the Teruel Sector and at
tacked in force at Carinena. near
Zaragoza, and claimed gains.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 29.
(/P)—President Roosevelt planned
to celebrate his birthday with a
quiett dinner with the family and
old friends, after which he will
broadcast a message to the cefle
brantts at fifteen thousand balls
held from Alaska to Florida.
Fredric March, Joe E. Brown,
Janet Gaynor, Eleanor Powell,
Louise Fazenda, were invited to
a White House luncheon by Mrs.
Roosevelt. They are in the cap
ital to aid in raising fifty thous
and dollars at seven Washington
Police Guard is
BOSTON, Mass., Jan. 29, (/P)—'
A heavy police guard was thrown
a round the Japanese vessel Kaiyo
Miaru, a sister ship to the vessel
wthidh narrowly escaped bombing
at Seattle, but officials declined
to explain their activities. Police
Commission said, at was merely
bn action taken, following a eon-'
farence of local agents of the
steamship line. The vessel is
I tied up at the Army base, where
I it will be unloading cargo for 24
400 Killed In
SEGNI, Italy, Jan. 29th, </Pi—
j Fix>m three hundr ed to four hun
dred persons are believed killed
and injured in a series of explo
sions which wrecked one of Ita
ly’s greatest munitions factories
| from which rescue crews were
able to drag nine bodies. Firemen
| believe there are many more to
i The explosion has been blamed
officially, to carelessness of work
men who broke a compressed air
King Vittorio Emanuel and
Queen Elena hurried to the scene,
and Premier Mussolini, it is said,
will probably take personal cha
rge of the rescue work.
Thirty-nine squadrons of fire
men rushed from Rome to the
*cene of carnage.
Stocks of wood used in making
tiigh explosives are still burning
in the cellars, thereby prevent
ing rescue activities.
Many persons were injured byI
Hying splinters, glass and tiles,
which were hurled from house
t 'ps in nearby towns.
Two minor explosions preceded,
the main blast.
Segni, is a town of ten thous- j
and population, thirty miles sou
theast of Rome, suffered wide- j
spread damage, virtually all win-1
dows in the town were blown out ’
and shelves in stores collapsed.
Fifteen nations voted criticism
of Japan. Four who didn't will
probably not attend the next ses-:
sion. The 15 don't want to go
any farther, so in plain language,!
what’s the use?—Boston Globe.
will develop new business
riMNCE’S CHOI cTe U
a Viennese actress, Nora tiregor,
soon to wed Austria's Prince
Ernst von Starhemberg.
So. Africa Man
Won a Decision
HAMBURG, Germany, Jan. 31,
(A1)—Scshmeling, Germany’s per
ennial heavyweight title conten
der, smashed and battered rugged
Ben Foord of South Africa, in
the last six rounds in order to
take a twelve round decision.
Max Sehmeling weighed 192.2.
Foord weighed 207.
The German did everything but
floor his rival, and took nine rou-,
nds of Foord's couarge in the
closing rounds when he still with
stood the Teiuton’s knockout bid
and draw roars of applause from
the crowd of 25,000 fans, which
were disappointed at Schmeling’s
failure to score a knockout.
That beautiful friendship be
tween Mussolini and Hitler rests
on precarious underpinning. They
both want Austria.—St. Louis
Right NLRB To
WASHINGTON, D. C., Jan. 31.
oTh—The Superme Court of these
j United States upheld the right
of the NLRB to conduct hearings
! to deteirmine whether companies
who are subject to tihe Labor Act
are engaged in unfair labor prac
tices. Justice Louis Brandeis de
livered the opinion in two cartes
! involving the Bethlehem Ship
building Corporation amd the New
Port News Ship Buiidmf Com
pany, and announced there was
no dissent from his opinion.
Justice CaTdozo, who 2s ill of
heart disease, didn’t participate.
Justice Brandiso said the Court
is of the opinion that the Federal
District Courts are “without pow
er or jurisdiction to enjoin the
hearings, because they ladk the
power rfo prevent any person en
gaging in any unfair practice af
fecting Commerce, which has
been vested by Congress in the
Board of Circuit Appeals. Con
gress declared that this power
shall ba exclusive and shall not
affect any other moans of ad
justment or prevention, that has
been or may have been establish
ed by agreement, code, law or
NEW ORK, Jan. 31. </P)-Jim
Braddock, former world heavy*
weig'hitaham.pion, and recent win
ner over Tommy Farr, in his first
come back campaign, announced
retiremamt from the ring, in whi
ch 'he said that “in fairness to his
wife and children I believe it is
time to withdraw." He plans an
other business venture at Cinder -
alla. Braddock first won his
heavyweight crown from Max
Baer in 1935.
j*0 R PASSENGERS MERE, IT S MO FARE btctuie this trail w ih« Ptipiin
HsnVow One in China won’t reach its destination. A Japanese bvtnb weakened this bridge and the
heart locemotlv* canted the structure to crumple as it rolled on. Both sides have resorted to destruc
tion of bridges in currwut Slno-Jan* new conflict.
Baseball Doubleheader—High School Gym, 7:30 pm. ^Vednesday, Feb. 2
ALASKANS Vi. ‘ HAMMONS
•HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS Vs. BLAZERS.
ADMISSION: ADULTS 50 cts.-—CHILDREN 25cts.
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